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About Photosensitive Seizures 

A very small percentage of people may experience a seizure when exposed to 
certain visuai images, including flashing lights or patterns that may appear in 
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seizures" while watching video games. 

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altered vision, eye or face twitching, jerking or shaking of arms or legs, 
disorientation, confusion, or momentary loss of awareness. Seizures may also 
cause loss of consciousness or convulsions that can lead to injury from falling 
down or striking nearby objects. 

Immediately stop playing and consult a doctor if you experience any of these 
symptoms. Parents should watch for or ask their children about the above 
symptoms — children and teenagers are more likely than adults to experience 
these seizures. 

The risk of photosensitive epileptic seizures may be reduced by: 

• sitting farther from the television screen, -• ;; 

• using a smaller television screen, 

• playing in a well-lit room, and 

• not playing when you are drowsy or fatigued. 

If you or any of your relatives have a history of seizures or epilepsy, consult 
a doctor before playing. 

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The Xbox Instruction Manual contains important safety and health information 
that you should read and understand before using this software. 

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CONTENTS 

Getting started 2 

Controller Configuration 3 

Prologue 4 

Characters 4 

Title Screen Nenu 5 

Options Nenu 7 

Character Select Screen 8 

Mission Screen 8 

Mission Intro 8 

Items Screen 8 

Game Screen 9 

Pause Screen 11 

Controller 11 

Continue Function 13 

Mission Scoring 13 

Advanced Ninja Techniques 14 

Combos & Special Moves 16 

Credits 17 

Customer Support 22 

Software License Agreement 25 



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GETTING STARTED 



Disc tray 



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Controller port 1 
Controller port 2 



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Controller port 4 
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Dsing the Xbox Video Game System 

T . Set up your Xbox video game system from Microsoft by 
following the instructions in the Xbox Instruction Manual. 

2. Press the power button and the status indicator light will 
light up. 

3. Press the eject button and the disc tray will open. 

4. Place the Tenchu: Return from Darkness ' disc on the disc tray 
with the label facing up and close the disc tray. 

5. Follow on-screen instructions and refer to this manual for more 
information about playing Tenchu: Return from Darkness" 

Avoiding Damage to Discs or tlie Disc Drive 

To avoid damage to discs or the disc drive: 

• Insert only Xbox-compatible discs into the disc drive. 

• Never use oddly shaped discs, such as star-shaped or heart- 
shaped discs. 

• Do not leave a disc in the Xbox console for extended periods 
when not in use. 

• Do not move the Xbox console while the power is on and a disc 
is inserted. 

• Do not apply labels, stickers, or other foreign objects to discs. 



CONTROLLER CONFIGDRATION 



Expansion slot A 



Expansion slot B 



Right trigger 



Left thumbsttck 



BACK button 
START button 



Left trigger 




Directional pad Right thumbsttck 



Usiog tlie Xbox Cootroller 

1 . Connect the Xbox Controller into any controller port on the 
front of the Xbox console. 

2. Insert any expansion devices (for example, Xbox 
Communicator) into controller expansion slots 
as appropriate. 

3. Follow on-screen instructions and refer to this manual for 
more information about using the Xbox Controller to play 
Tenchu: Return from Darkness: 



PRDIOGUE 

It was a time of hiatus in a period of bitter wars and great turmoil. 

The Azuma ninja clan conducted the h'aditional ceremonies to end 
its year of mourning for the tragic death of Rikimaru. Meanwhile, 
the land of Lord Gohda celebrated the passing of the fourth season 
of peace since the defeat of Lord Mei-Oh. Only the Azuma ninjas 
knew the truth about Lord Nei-Oh's disappearance into a portal 
after he was defeated. It was a secret that even Lord Gohda did 
not know. 

Lord Gohda did know that the Azuma ninjas served him with their 
lives and with their honor— delivering midnight messages to 
neighboring states and punishment in the shadows to those who 
turned against him. They were a feared yet unknown group, a 
faceless arm of Justice masked in a cloud of secrets. Most 
importantly, they were his merciless force of silent assassins. 

This is the sequel to a tale of two shadows born unto darkness 
and destined to die in darkness. 



CHARACTERS 

Rikimaru, Age 26 

Leader of the Azuma Shinobi~ryu ninJa sect. 

His thoroughness, patience and bravery have 

proven worthy of the Izayoi sword by the 
sect's master Shiunsai. Terrifyingly focused 
and withdrawn, his sense of destiny and of 
composure give him the strength to take on 
missions that most would consider similar 

to suicide. 




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Ayame, Age 11 

Bold yet quick, silent yet cunning, Ayame has been 
trained since childhood as a ninJa. Sharp with her 
tongue as with her sword, Ayame uses an acrobatic 
style of ninjitsu to overcome obstacles living or 
dead. Ayame adores Gohda's daughter Kiku as if 
Kiku were her own baby sister. 

TITLE SCREEN MENO 

Use ^ and ^ on the directional pad to scroll through the options 
and press the A button to select. There are five selectable options 
on the Title screen menu. 

• Story Mode - Select this to play Story Mode. 

• Multiplayer Mode — Here you can play with two players. 

• Options - Select Options to change game settings (see Options 
Menu on page 7). 

• Tutorial — Describes basic movement, attacks and special 
functions. Select Training Map to play a practice level. 

• Xbox Live - Select this option to play a multiplayer game using 
Xbox L/ve" 

Multiplayer Mode 

Play either Versus mode or Co-Op Mode. Highlight with the 
directional pad and select with the A button. Two controllers must 
be attached before this option can be selected. 

Inversus Mode you can fight against another player head-to-head. 
Beware of enemies that will join in on the fight and look for items 
that you can pick up to aid you in your battle. 

In Co-Op Mode you can collaborate with another player to complete 
missions. As a team of assassins, each player is responsible for 
accomplishing the mission and the safe return of the other player. 
Do not let your team member die. Stay close together to perform 
simultaneous stealth kills. 



Xbox //Vf ' 

You can play a cooperative mission or versus match with one other 
player using Xbox Live? Both players will be able to control a 
character and see the mission full screen. Xbox L/ve" multiplayer 
missions are the same as the ones that are available in Multiplayer 
Mode. The difference between Xbox L/ve' ' and regular Multiplayer 
Mode games is you and your partner don't have to be in the same 
room— or even the same country! Select from several different 
characters and work as a team or battle it out with the other Xbox 
Live" player. You can also use Xbox L/ve'"s voice chat function to 
chat with your partner as you fight through the mission. 

When you log on to Xbox Live? you can access the list of players 
you've played with in the past to invite one of those players to 
play a new mission with you. You can also select players from the 
list and add them to your separate Friends list. Mst send a friend 
request to the player to add him or her to your Friends list. You 
can use your Friends list to invite a friend to play an Xbox L/ve' ' 
Co-Op mission with you as well. 



OPTIONS MENO 



Select Tutorial to get a list of attacks and other game functions. 
From the Tutorial menu, select Training Map to play a tutorial level 
with hints and help to teach you the basic moves and combos of 
the game. If you're having trouble getting past the first level even 
though you keep trying, play through Training Mode to beef up 
your ninja skills. 



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Use 1^ and vU on the directional 
pad to highlight an option and 
press the A button to select. Use 
the B button to return to the Title 
screen. There are 8 options to 
choose from. 



Records - Choose this option to view a record of rankings that were 
achieved with each character. Use <- and -^ on the directional pad 
to switch between records of the different characters. 

Difficulty - Use <- and -> on the directional pad to select between 
difficulty settings for Easy, Normal and Hard. 

Sound - Use ^ and -^ on the directional pad to change the sound 
settings for music, sound effects and languages. 

Controller - Change button settings. Use ^ and -> on the 
directional pad to turn the vibration On/ Off and switch the camera 
to normal/toggle. 

Stealth Kills - Use ^ and -^ on the directional pad to turn the 
stealth kills On/Off. 

Save and Load - Select this option to save/load a game to the 
hard disk. 

Brightness Adjustment - Use this screen to adjust the brightness 
settings of your TV. 

New Abilities - Choose this option to view a list of new abilities 
earned and their explanations. 



CHARACTER SELECT SCREEN 



Use <- and -> on the directional pad to select the character you 
want to use. Press the A button to advance. Press the B button to 
return to the Title screen. 

MISSION SCREEN 

This screen will display all playable missions. When you complete 
certain missions, more will become available. Use 1^ and ^ on the 
directional pad to select a mission and press the A button to 
select. Use <- and -> on the directional pad to select an enemy 
layout within the selected mission. Press the B button to return to 
the Character Select screen, 

MISSION INTRO 

In the mission intro you'll hear a description of your mission. 
Press START to skip the intro and move to the Items screen. 

ITEMS SCREEN 

The ninja items that are available for you to use will be displayed 
on this screen. By completing missions and earning better 
rankings, you'll earn more items. Highlight the item you want to 
add to your inventory by using ^,^r<r and -> on the directional 
pad and press the A button to select it. 

Remember that you are limited both by the total number of items 
you can carry (shown by the remaining number in the middle of 
the screen) and the number of different types of items you can 
carry (6). You always carry the grappling hook, so you can select 
up to 5 other kinds of items. When you're satisfied with your 
Inventory, press the START button to begin the mission. 






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Items are automatically replenished at the completion of a 
mission. The ranking you're awarded at the end of the mission 
will determine the quantity of items to be replenished. Obviously, 
the higher the ranking, the more items you will obtain. Items 
that weren't used in the mission are automatically returned to 
the shelf. 



GAME SCREEN 



Enemy Health 



Kujl Meter 
Ki Meter 




Your Health 



Inventory Items 



This section describes the various displays shown during the 
game. These displays provide you with information vital to your 
survival and your success. 

Enemy Health - When you encounter an enemy, the enemy's 
health is indicated by the bar located in the upper left corner of the 
screen. The number indicates the enemy's remaining hit points. 

Your Health - Your health is indicated by the bar at the lower 
left corner of the screen and by the remaining hit points. The 
maximum is 1 00. When it reaches 0, you die. 

Kl Meter - A ninja has a sixth sense that will allow him or her to 
sense the emotions of people and creatures nearby. The Ki Meter 
is the embodiment of this sense. It indicates the proximity and 



alertness of any nearby beings. The meter shows how aware the 
enemy is of your existence 4 ways: 7, 1, lU ??. The closer the 
enemy, the larger the size of the meter. 

? - This indicates the presence of an enemy or innocent 
bystander who is not aware of your existence. 

! - This indicates that you have been spotted but you are not 
yet identified as a threat. The enemy may haven mistaken you 
for a dog, cat or colleague. 

!I - This indicates you have been spotted and identified as an 
intruder. The enemy will attack with the intent to kill. 
!? - This indicates that an enemy has been alerted by 
suspicious sounds or a body and is actively searching for an 
intruder. Beware— searching guards diligently scan rooftops. 

The number next to the Ki Meter is a numerical representation of 
the Ki Meter. The closer the enemy is to spotting you. the higher 
the number. 

Kujl (9 Kanjf) Meter -With every stealth kill performed, youll 
earn some kanji. Earn 9 kanjl and you'll be awarded a new ability 
specific to that mission. After you earn the new ability specific to 
that stage, keep the Kuji Meter as full as possible because a fuller 
gauge allows you to do more damage with normal attacks. 

Inventory Items - The items that your ninja is carrying are shown 
using icons. The number below each icon indicates how many of 
that item is being carried. Select the desired item by using the 
Black button or <- and -4 on the directional pad. To shortcut to 
the grappling hook, press -T on the directional pad. If you have 
a health potion, the shortcut is si/ on the directional pad. 



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PAUSE SCREEN 

Press the START button during gameplay to access the Pause 
screen. Press START again to go back to the game. 

Retry ~ Select Retry to restart from the beginning of the current 
level with the items that you've already selected. Using Retry 
lets you restart a level without having to die to keep your point 
totals high. 

Item Selection Screen - Select Return to Item Selection Screen to 

view or change the items that you have with you in the level. If you 
find you've packed the wrong items and can't succeed without a 
certain item, press START and select Return to Item Selection 
Screen. You can then switch out items without having to die and 
restart the level. 



CONTROLLER 



Expansion slot A 



Right trigger 



Expansion slot B 



Left trigger 




Directional pad Right thumbstick 



Black button Scroll left through item inventory 

White button Look around by manually controlling the 
camera. Use the left thumbstick while 
holding down the White button to move 
the camera around. 



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right trigger • Autoface and lock on (when an enemy is nearby) . 

• Tap once to autoface towards the closest enemy 
within fighting range. 

• Hold down to lock on to the enemy you 
are fighting. 

• Strafe (when enemy is not nearby). 

• Pull and hold the right trigger button and move 
the left thumbstick to strafe. 

left trigger • Stealth Mode. 

• Pull the left trigger button to crouch. If you're 
near a wall you'll press your back against it. 
Use in combination with the Jump button to 
perform a somersault. 

• Pull and hold the left trigger button and press 
the B button to drag dead bodies. 

riglit thumbstick Detonate Sticky Bombs. 
(clichi) 

right thumbstick Move camera while sliding along the walls. 

left thumbstick Move your character. 

Directional Buttons 

■t^ Shortcut to the grappling hook. 

si/ Shortcut to the health potion. 

-^ Scroll right through item inventory. 

<- Scroll left through item inventory. 

Y button Aim/Use Item. 

For projectile items, hold down the Y button 
and use the left thumbstick to aim, let go of the 
y button to shoot. 

X button Attack. 



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A button Jump. Tap again while in the air to perform a 

double jump. Use with the left trigger button to 
perform somersaults. Use with the right trigger 
button to perform flips. 

B button Block/ Secondary attack. 

Hold down the B button to block against attacks. By facing square 
with an enemy and holding down the B button, Rikimaru will be able 
to pick up enemies. By letting go of the B button, Rikimaru will throw 
that enemy. For Ayame, doing the same will perform a chop to the 
head that will give her time to run away and hide. 

To exit a level, press and hold the left trigger, right trigger, START 

and Black buttons and the game will return to the Title screen. 

CONTINUE FUNCTION 

(Easy difCiculty only) 

If you die and don't want to go back to the beginning of the level, 
select Continue to go back to the last save checkpoint. This way, 
you can retry whatever fight killed you and emerge victorious. 
However, selecting Continue counts as negative points toward 
your final mission score. 



MISSIUN SCUOING 



Your ninja skills will be ranked at the end of each completed mission. 
Earning a high score is important because it determines the type and 
number of ninja items that will be available for your next mission. 

Scoring 

] stealth Kills - 20 points each. 

j Normal Kills — 5 points each. 

Spotted - 450 bonus points for not being spotted. Minus 150 points 
the first time you are spotted and 30 points from this bonus each time ; 
you are spotted thereafter. 



Noncombatants — Minus 50 points each time you murder an 
innocent bystander. 



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Saving Your Progress 

You can save your progress at the end of a mission by turning 
on the autosave feature (default is ON) or by selecting Quit 
on the Results or Game Over screens and then selecting Save 
on the Save and Load sub-menu of the Options menu. Only 
one Tenchu: Return from Darkness'^' game can be saved 
and overwritten. 

ADVANCED NINJA TECHNIQUES 

The true ninja is unseen. You must avoid being spotted because 
identification by the enemy may mean death. Fade into your 
environment to avoid detection. Crouch among bushes. Press flat 
against walls. Creep above ceilings. Dash from shadow to shadow. 
Use the grappling hook to rise above enemies. Strike guards without 
being seen. All this and more is possible by erasing your own 
presence from the environment. That is the ultimately beautiful way 
of the ninja. The way of the Azuma Shinobi-ryu. 

Use SoDiersaults and Move While Groocliing 

Somersaults and crouching are fundamental moves for stealth. 
Somersaults are particularly useful for moving quickly while in 
stealth. Crouching will allow you to hide behind low obstacles and 
will also reduce the range at which you are spotted and recognized. 
To crouch, press the left trigger button. You can perform 
somersaults while crouching by using the left thumbstick and 
pressing the A button. 

Slide Along the Walls 

This is another technique that is indispensable to a ninja. There is 
no telling what danger lurks beyond the corners of halls and 
passageways. When you are close to a wall press the left trigger 
button to move up against it. Nove the left thumbstick to slide along 
the wall. You will automatically stop at a corner and the camera will 
pan out to allow you to see around the corner. Use the right 
thumbstick while you have your back pressed up against a wall to 
manipulate the camera. 



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Use the Grappliog Hook 

The grappling hook is a vital tool for conducting missions. It is 
indispensable for scaling high walls and climbing up rooftops. 
Select the grappling hook, press and hold down the Y button and 
aim the grappling hook with the left thumbstick. Then let go of the 
Y button to shoot the grappling hook. The sight of the grappling 
hook will turn a brighter red when it is on top of something it can 
hook onto. 

Be Patient aod Kill from the Shadows 

To be a successful ninja you must learn to be patient. All ninja 
can perform devastating one-hit kills only if the intended target is 
entirely unaware of the creeping ninja, (The Ki Meter must be no 
higher than ?.) Sneak up on the victim, and press the X button 
to execute them. The actual technique used will depend on the 
distance between the ninja and the target and the direction from 
which you approach the victim. 

Use the Nioja Items 

To successfully complete missions, the importance of items cannot 
be overlooked. Although there are items for attacking, such as 
shurikens and gi'enades, the key point is that you are a ninja— 
secrecy is paramount. Learn to use items that are designed to help 
the ninja remain undetected. Poison rice balls can be used to lure 
guards away from your path. When spotted by an enemy, a smoke 
bomb can provide temporary cover while you escape. 

Know Yoor Eoemy 

To complete a mission without being spotted, the ninja must be a 
good scout. You will need to detect danger and bypass or remove it. 
Use the Ki Meter to determine when you are close to an enemy. If 
you are close, stop, crouch and look around to find out where the 
enemy lurks. When you find enemies, try to view them from a safe 
vantage point to learn their patrol patterns and habits. Once you 
know an enemy, you can time your approach in order to take the 
enemy by surprise. Always use stealth techniques when an enemy 
is nearby to maximize the chances of remaining undetected. Be 
aware that some enemies can see farther than other enemies. ^^^ 

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Place Your MissioD Before Vour Greed 

Your missions will not necessitate the l^illing of everyone. Some 
enemies won't be wortli tlie kill when you gauge the risks involved 
of being identified. Do not be greedy about getting all of the 
hidden items within the map. You should consider some of them 
as traps that will make you more visible to guards. 

COMBOS & SPECIAL MOVES 



3 Hit Combo 


X.XX 


3 Hit Combo & Kick 


X, X, X, X + up on the left thumbstick 


360° Attack 


Rotate the left thumbstick 360° and 
press Attack 


Hop to the Left/Right 
Around Enemy 


Press the A button and left/right with the 
left thumbstick while holding down the 
right trigger button near an enemy 


Somersault 180 


Press the A button while holding down the 
left trigger button 


Somersault to Left/Right 


Press left/right with the left thumbstick and 
press the A button while holding down the 
left trigger button 


jump Flip 


Press the A button while holding down the 
right trigger 


PickUpandllirow 
(Rlklmaru) 


Press up with the left thumbstick and press 
the B button to pick up; throw by letting go 
of the B button 


Crawl into Opening 


Crouch by pressing the left trigger button 
down and move forward into the opening 


Look Around 


White button + left thumbstick 



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CREDITS 



ActivisiDn 

Producer 
Tad Horie 

Associate Producer 
Hiroki Satoyoshi 

Production Coordinator 
Jacob Biegel 

Creative Director 
David Grijns 

Senior Producer 
Jeff Matsushita 

VP of Studio 
Takehlsa Abe 

Global Brand Manager 
Tabitha Hayes 



Creative Services 

VP, Creative Services 
& Operations 
Denise Walsh 

Marketing Creative Director 
Matt Stainner 

Creative Services Manager 
Jill Barry 

Creative Services 
Assistant Manager 
Shelby Yates 

Quality Assurance 

QA Project Lead 
Mike Wesby 

QA Senior Project Lead 
Anthony Hatch Korotko 



Director of Marketing 


QA Manager 


David Pokress 


Joe Favazza 


VP of Marketing 


QA Night Shin Manager 


Dusty Welch 


Adam Hartsfteld 


Finance Manager CBM 


Floor Lead 


Flora Lew 


Hubert Cheng 


PR 


Database Manager 


Lisa Fields 


Hubert Cheng 


Business Affairs 


QA Testers 


Greg Deutsch 


John Macmillan 


PhilTerzian 


Jose Ornelas 


Michael Larson 


Judd Hollander 


David Kay 


Ryan Ellis 


Dani Kim 


Martyn Rentzer 



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Frank Vasquez 
Guy Selga 
Elias Jimenez 
Leviticus Davis 
Josh Feinman 
Chad Makings 
JimmY Nguyen 
Jorga Houy 

Manager^ Technical 
Requirements Group 
Marilena Rixford 

lead, Technical 
Requirements Group 
Sion Rodriguez y Gibson 

Testers r Technical 
Requirements Group 
Narc Villenueva 
Taylor Livingston 
Aaron Camacho 

Customer Support 

Sr. Customer Support Manager 
Bob NcPherson 

Customer Support Phone Lead 
Gary Bolduc 

Customer Support Email Lead 
Mike Hill 

Activision Special Thanks 
Jim Summers, Jason Wong, 
Ed Clune, Indra Yee, Tim Vanlaw, 
Nadine Theuzillot. Mike Beck, 
Todd Komesu, Joule Middleton, 
Willie Bolton, Chad Siedhoff, 
Jennifer Vitiello, Jason Potter, 
John Rosser, Glenn Vistante, 



Matt McClure, NickFavazza, 
Mike Rixford, Tyler Rivers, 
Paul Colbert 

K2 

Director 
Mitsuo Kodama 

ChiefPlanner 
Masanori Kuwasashi 

Planners 

Tomoyuki Hosokawa 
Susumu Nakamoto 

Chief Programmers 
Shin-ichi Shimizu 
Tadao Tada 

Programmers 
Takahiro Inoue 
Kazufumi Yoshlda 
Osamu Matsuki 
Takeshi Sasaki 
Hiroki Sakaue 
Masato Ohbuchi 
Tadashi Shigeno 

Chief Model Designer 
Koichi Iwasaki 

Model Designers 
Yuki Tamura 
Takeyoshi Akane 

Chief Background Designer 
Hajime Itou 

Background Designers 
Hiroyuki Ohtani 
Masahito Inoue 



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HidekiFujii 
NanatsuYasuda 
Hiroko Yamamoto 
Katsuya Shinohara 

Chief Motion Designers 
Kenji Tachibana 

Motion Designers 
Masanori Satomura 
Tadayuki Yamaryo 
Kentaro Isomura 
Syuichi Kawata 

Chief Cutscene Designer 
Shinji Kohchi 

Cutscene Designer 
Yasuhiro Satou 

Collision 
Masayuki Harada 

Fonts 
Saori Tanabe 

Special Thanks 
Norihiko Inohara 
YoheiNakajima 

Motion Capture 
Digital Media Lab, Inc. 

Prosoft Corporation 

Programmers 
Kenji Yoshitsugu 
Yujiro Masuda 
JunYoshioka 
Shuhei Kawato 
Masahiro Iwahashi 
Kouji Uehara 
Youichi Sano 



PAON Corporatiofl 
CG Movies 

CG Producer 
Masahiro Kawakami 

CG Chief Director 
Hiroshi Nagano 

CG Animation Chief 
NaokiTaguchi 

Designers 
Shigeharu Shimada 
Kousuke Takada 
Yoshihiro Ogawa 
Makoto Nagayoshi 
Atsuko Katakura 
Hidenori Kanbara 
Atsushi Yokoyama 
Junna Sato 
EiSatoh 
Takashi Satoh 

Pyraoiid Film loc. 

CG Producer 
Yusuke Katayama 

CG Director 
Toshiaki Oshima 

CG Designers 
Koichiro Katsuki 
Masato Ishida 

Rendering 
e-powergate Inc. 



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[flylish Voices 

Casting and Voice Director 
Kris Zimmerman 

Actors 

Daniel Dae Kim 
Quinton Flynne 
Cam Clarke 
Michelle Kruisaic 
Keone Young 
Jennifer Hale 
Dee Baker 
Brian Tochi 
Ryan Yu 
James Sei 
Jim Ward 
Michael Gough 
Michael Yama 
Nick Jameson 
Barry Dennen 
Bruce Locke 
Earl Boen 

Japanese Voices 

Casting Director 
Kouji Okano 
Hidetada Soga 

Voice Director 
Soichiro Kubo 

Actors 
Toru Okawa 
Yoko Soumi 
Katsuyuki Konishi 
Yosuke Akimoto 
Koichi Kitamura 
Ikue Otanl 



Motomu Kiyokawa 
Kouji Ishii 
Chikao Otsuka 
Kenji Hamada 
Hisao Egawa 
Dalsuke Gouri 
Mitsuo Iwata 
Jyurouta Kosugi 
Kikuko Inoue 
YojiUeda 
Jlro Saitoh 
Reiko Kiuchi 
Kiyoshi Kobayashi 

MUSIC 

Opening Theme Song 
^^SADAME'' 

Performed by 

''addu'a'' featuring Yui Murase 

lyrics 

Eiichi Miyazawa 

Music 

Noriyuki ''alpha" Asakura 

Produced 

Noriyuki ''alpha" Asakura 

Acoustic & Electric Guitar 
Kiyotsugu Amano 

Electrical Acoustic Bass 
Tatsuhiko Hizawa 

Keyboards 
Hiroshi Matsubara 
Noriyuki Asakura 



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Strings 

Tetsuya Ochiai 
Yoshlko Kaneko 
Yamato Sakuma 
Hiroki Mutou 
Takayuki Oshigane 
Takuya Mori 
Takao Ochiai 
Hiroshi Sugino 
Etsuko Hara 
Kathurine Cash 
Rieko Kouno 
Kouichirou Muroya 
Haruori Morita 
Norihisa Ochiai 

ProTools & LogicAudio 

Programming 

Noriyuki ''alpha'' Asakura 

Mixed & Engineered by 
Yasuo Morimoto 
Isamu Hanashima 
Kentaro Kikuchi 
Noriyuki Asakura 
Kentaro 



Mastered & Engineered by 
Kazuo Kuwabara 

Player Assigned 
Yoshitaka Ohno 

Recorded 

Crescente Studio, Tokyo 

Alphanear Studio, Tokyo 

All Songs Composed 

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